March 19, 2020

Health system shares concerns with Catholic Health World about Medicaid block grant proposal

While federal officials are pitching their proposal to offer block grants for Medicaid expansion funding as a way to give states more flexibility over their health care programs and expenses, the Catholic Health Association of the United States fears the change will ultimately mean less care and for fewer people. Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs for the Sisters of Charity Health System, told Catholic Health World, the association's publication, that the health system shares the concerns that the new block grant proposal could be the start of a wave of changes that erodes the safety net provided to low-income individuals and families by Medicaid. [More]
March 18, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina response to COVID-19

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is encouraging everyone to continue to financially support organizations as they deal with higher volumes due to school closings, lack of childcare, potential job losses and a myriad of other reasons, including unpredictable health challenges. [More]
March 15, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the third week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the third week of Lent. [More]
March 13, 2020

Mercy Medical Center first in Ohio to offer new robot-controlled waterjet treatment for patients suffering from enlarged prostate symptoms

Mercy Medical Center announced there is new hope for men in Stark, Tuscarawas and surrounding counties who suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate. The new treatment, called Aquablation® therapy, is performed by the AQUABEAM® System which uses a robot-controlled waterjet to remove the enlarged prostate tissue. Mercy Medical Center is currently the only hospital in Ohio to offer this new treatment. [More]
March 10, 2020

Joseph’s Home to host Feast of St. Joseph Celebration March 19

Joseph’s Home is celebrating the Feast of St. Joseph Thursday, March 19 at 4 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Chapel at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland. The celebration is free and all are welcome. Join in honoring the Feast of St. Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Joseph’s Home namesake. [More]
March 9, 2020

Catholic Sisters Week 2020: NEO Catholic sisters serve with freedom, solidarity and spirit

It's Catholic Sisters Week 2020 and across the country, communities are celebrating the mission and work of Catholic sisters and the impact they have had on individuals, neighborhoods and organizations. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one sister-founded ministry focused on eliminating the root causes of poverty in greater Cleveland. To honor its trailblazing, risk-taking foundresses, the foundation strives to support Catholic sisters in maintaining their legacies, sustaining their ministries and carrying forward their commitment to service through new generations of religious and non-religious leadership. [More]
March 8, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the second week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the second week of Lent. [More]
March 4, 2020

Changing a system starts with an idea. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s The Innovation Mission fellowship asks: What’s yours?

Systems-level change can come from one simple idea. If your idea, your network or your passion is pulling you toward challenging the status quo, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland wants you to apply for The Innovation Mission fellowship. The foundation is seeking accomplished individuals from all corners of the professional world to become the next class of fellows who will work on simple innovations that can help overcome barriers and reveal opportunities for growth. [More]
March 1, 2020

A prayer and reflection for the first week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following prayer and reflection for the first week of Lent. [More]
February 28, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation sponsoring March 29 event exploring issues affecting Catholic sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is sponsoring a day of retreat and reflection on Sunday, March 29, to celebrate Catholic Sisters Week (formerly National Catholic Sisters Week). The event, Discipleship in a Time of Transition, will explore congregational life in transition. Attendees can hear reflections from notable community members and acknowledge shared experience in discipleship. [More]

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